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Bravo to all!

FROM close to 140 entrants, two 16-year-olds from Sydney took out the major prizes at the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship, held at the Sydney Opera House on August 25. This year’s group of eight finalists was made up of five young men and three young women. They were adjudicated by Chelsea Andrejic and Christian Tatchev, joined by artistic directors David McAllister (Australian Ballet) and Rafael Bonachela (Sydney Dance Company) on the night. In a speech to the audience just prior to the announcement of the winning dancers, David McAllister said, “It was such a joy to watch all

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